**REMINDER** TPT Rate Changed January 1, 2019
The City of Kingman’s Model City Tax Code was amended to reflect a 1% decrease in the transaction privilege and use tax rate among most categories effective January 1, 2019. Every business in the Kingman city limits was notified in December 2018, by the City’s Finance Department, of the changes taking place the beginning of this year.
Therefore, retail purchases (such as televisions, clothing, tools, etc.) should be taxed at a total tax rate of 8.35 percent. Restaurant and bar purchases should be taxed at a total tax rate of 9.35 percent. Hotel purchases should be taxed at a rate of 12.28 percent.
If a citizen notices an incorrect tax rate being charged on their receipt, they should advise the store’s manager and/or contact the City’s Finance Department at (928) 753-5561, option 1, option 2. A member of the Finance team will contact the business and notify them of the rate change. Although, the City of Kingman is not responsible for a business overcharging tax rates, we will make direct contact with the business and report the incident to the Department of Revenue.
The City of Kingman, Department of Revenue, or the Internal Revenue Service are not responsible for reimbursing consumers for overpaid sales tax. The business collects the tax from the consumer and is, therefore, responsible for reimbursing the tax to the consumer. In all cases, the consumer should seek reimbursement from the business directly.